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synonyms for westward

  • westerly
  • facing west
  • westbound
  • westernly
  • westernmost
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antonyms for westward

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  • easterly
  • eastern
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How to use westward in a sentence

In the 1900s, inmate labor drove the westward expansion of Los Angeles and the construction of the Pacific Coast Highway.
THE INCARCERATED WOMEN RISKING THEIR LIVES TO FIGHT WILDFIRESSMURGUIAAUGUST 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
When American pioneers’ Conestoga wagons rolled westward, they encountered horizon-to-horizon seas of tallgrass prairie that covered more than 170 million acres.
IT’S TIME TO RETHINK YOUR NEXT MIDWEST ROAD TRIPKKLEINAUGUST 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The westward journey of the mighty Yukon River takes it from its headwaters in Canada’s British Columbia straight across Alaska.
A STUNNING VISUALIZATION OF ALASKA’S YUKON DELTA SHOWS A LAND IN TRANSITIONCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The system’s swift westward motion would, in most circumstances, work to disrupt the extent to which its low-, mid- and upper-level circulations can remain “coupled,” or linked to one another.
ELSA RAPIDLY STRENGTHENS INTO HURRICANE, COULD AFFECT FLORIDA NEXT WEEKMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The book is a wide-ranging history of the idea of the frontier in the American consciousness—from westward expansion to 19th-century imperialism to Cold War internationalism.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN MAYTHE EDITORSJUNE 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The announcements came as westward-neighbor Ohio celebrated the success of its “Vax-a-Million” lottery campaign, which helped boost week-to-week vaccination numbers 53 percent.
OHIO’S 53% VACCINATION SURGE TIED TO $1M LOTTERY; NY AND MD ANNOUNCE LOTTERIESBETH MOLEMAY 21, 2021ARS TECHNICA
As he pursued his fondest goal — westward expansion — Douglas was caught between two opposing impulses.
MITCH MCCONNELL HAS REPEATED STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS’S BIGGEST MISTAKELAUREN HAUMESSERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Around the Beltway and westward, most areas are still reporting snow and a solid coating.
SLEET AND SNOW PULL AWAY AFTER MIDNIGHT LEAVING BEHIND FALLING TEMPERATURES AND ICY SPOTSJASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Their territory extended 400 miles on the Atlantic coast, and "from the Atlantic westward to the South sea."
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO WESTWARD

  • facing west
  • westbound
  • westerly
  • westernly
  • westernmost
  • westward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.